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Darien Farmer’s Market

Fairfield County's mid-week stop for local food! VEGETABLES & FRUIT• FLOWERS • MEAT •BREAD •BAKED GOODS Join your favorite farmers and food producers each week at the Goodwives Shopping Center in Darien, Connecticut! VENDORS: Badass Bagels (Westpot, CT): sourdough bagels Gazy Brothers Farm (Oxford, CT): vegetables, herbs, flowers, and plants Newgate Farm (Windsor, CT): small fruits and berries, greenhouse, cut flowers, and baked goods Ox Hollow Farm (Roxbury, CT): hormone and antibiotic-free, pasture-raised Angus beef, pork and poultry Riverbank Farm (Roxbury, CT): certified organic vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers, vegetarian prepared foods, and seedlings Seacost Mushrooms (Niantic,CT) Local gourmet mushrooms Smith's Acres (Niantic, CT): Wave Hill Bread (Norwalk, CT): Artisanal breads and pastries, made with organic and whole grain ingredients Woodland Farm (South Glastonbury, CT): Apples, pears, berries and other seasonal fruit

Story Time (18mo-3yrs) at the Bedford Hills Free Library

Bedford Hills Free Library 26 Main Street, Bedford Hills

Little Folks & Friends 18 months - 3 years Wednesdays at 10:30 We embrace the boundless energy of toddlers and focus on stories, singing, and movement. Storytimes are centered on a theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject. Toddlers learn sounds, letter/number recognition, and language patterns while having fun with their caregivers and peers. Please sign up for the series. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Watercolor Paint Break

katonah reading room 19 edgemont rd, Katonah

Katonah Reading Room welcomes ALL level of artist, from beginner to established, to join them at their weekly watercolor paint break. Bring your own art supplies or purchase some of ours and come to paint in community. Grab some lunch, have a coffee, and hang out and meet new art-interested folks. Add some color to your life. Sessions are free and open to walk-ins. Join us. Check out our website for more information, www.katonahreadingroom.com or follow us on social media @katonahreadingroom

Free

The Imperative of Focus-Centered Leadership with Matthew McCarthy, former CEO of Ben & Jerry’s

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan

$10 | member: free Bring your inner changemaker and join us for an illuminating evening with Matthew McCarthy, the former CEO of Ben & Jerry’s. Dive deep into “The Imperative For Purpose-Centered Leadership” where we’ll uncover the transformative power of the Certified B Corp movement and the ripple effect Connecticut businesses are making globally. Before and after the keynote, there will be a free Expo, featuring the robust Certified B Corporations based in Connecticut.

Westchester Power Info Session

Bedford Hills Community House 74 Main Street, Bedford Hills

The Town of Bedford participates in a community renewable energy program called Westchester Power. This program brings competitive fixed-rate electricity supply options to the residents of Bedford. The current contract for Bedford ends November 30, 2023. Join Sustainable Westchester to learn more about the program, new rates, supplier, and product starting December 1, 2023. Register here.